Who’s playing this weekend? (January 18-20)

It’s a great weekend to go out and see a live show, with great bands of all different genres in town this weekend. Here are our picks for each night:

Friday, January 18
Birdie Busch & The Greatest Night @ Johnny Brenda’s – 9:15/$15/21+Tickets
- A staple in the Philly folk scene. Just released a brilliant new self-titled record; stream it here.

Swear and Shake (opening for G. Love) @ TLA – 8:00/$30Tickets
- Stream their new album Maple Ridge here.

Jessie Ware @ Union Transfer – 8:30/$15Tickets
- Read our preview and watch her new video here.

Night Moves @ Kung Fu Necktie – 7:30/$10/21+Tickets
- Check out “Headlights” here.

Saturday, January 19
Lee Fields & the Expressions @ World Cafe Live – 8:00/$14-$20Tickets
- Stream “It’s All Over (But the Crying)” from his new LP Faithful Man here.

The Weeks, w/Shark Tape @ Milkboy Philly – 9:30/$10/21+Tickets
- Stream The Weeks’ Gutter Gaunt Gangster here.
- Stream Shark Tape’s new song “Dine With the Gods” here.

Sunday, January 20
Swift Technique @ The Blockley – 9:00/FREE/21+More info
- One of the best live bands in the country back in Philly for a free hometown show (opening for DrFameus). Check ‘em out here.

Erin McKeown @ Johnny Brenda’s – 8:30/$15/21+Tickets
- New album MANIFESTRA just came out this week; read NPR’s thoughts here.

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